Haunted Places in Plains, Texas



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    Terry County Courthouse

    Brownfield, Texas

    31.7 miles from Plains, TX

    This 1925 courthouse is haunted. Visitors claim to have heard cell doors clanging open and shut, the sounds of faint screams and have had their hair pulled by unseen hands. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Coleman Park

    Brownfield, Texas

    32.1 miles from Plains, TX

    Rumor has it that during pioneer days, a woman was once hanged for witchcraft on this park. Then, a few years afterward, a little girl who was climbing a tree was pushed by an unseen hand and fell, breaking her neck. The two ghosts are said to roam the park.


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    Shafter Lake

    Andrews, Texas

    54.9 miles from Plains, TX

    Shafter Lake was named for Major General William Rufus Shafter, who discovered it in 1875. When the town lost a county-seat war with nearby Andrews, it became little more than a ghost town. Folks say a ghostly Lady in White roams the graveyard since that time, and a phantom Confederate ...


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    The Memphis Man

    Lubbock, Texas

    58.8 miles from Plains, TX

    The Memphis Man is a "ghost," or some say an optical illusion, who haunts Memphis Street at 66th. The legend tells of a man waiting at a bus stop on a winter morning who was killed when a bus slid on some ice. An optical illusion makes it look to ...


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    Texas Tech - Ranching Heritage Center

    Lubbock, Texas

    61.1 miles from Plains, TX

    The ghost of a woman has been reported to appear in an upper window of a 2-story house at the southwest end of the complex. She's thought to be the wife of the rancher who origially built the house.


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    Texas Tech - Physics and Geosciences Building

    Lubbock, Texas

    61.3 miles from Plains, TX

    It is reported that on the night of the Tech Carol of Lights, a shadowy figure appears looking out of the top center window, seen just as all the lights surrounding Memorial Circle are switched off.


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    Texas Tech - Horn/Knapp Hall

    Lubbock, Texas

    61.4 miles from Plains, TX

    It is said that from a third or fourth floor storage attic, a young boy's ghost can be heard throwing a ball down the stairs. Some say he'll knock on his door if you knock first.


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    Pathway House

    Clovis, New Mexico

    86.9 miles from Plains, TX

    Unexplained noises, moving shadows and whispering are all things people claim to have seen and heard here.


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    Norman Petty Studios

    Clovis, New Mexico

    87 miles from Plains, TX

    Supposedly extra people show up in photographs that are taken here. And some claim there is a sad and melancholy presence that can be felt.


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    Santa Fe Apartments - 2F

    Midland, Texas

    89.6 miles from Plains, TX

    Aparttment 2F is considered haunted after some sort of extremely violent event in the early 2000s. The staff decided to re-rent the place with new doors and carpets. At first the showers would go on by themselves and the closest apartment, which was closed each night, was open ...


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    Old Hilton Hotel

    Plainview, Texas

    94.4 miles from Plains, TX

    Although the building is reportedly closed, it is a known spot for haunts. The curtains on the windows are said to move, perhaps by the demons said to remain trapped after a group of satanists was rumored to have broken in there. In Room 529, there is reported to be ...


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    The Blackness

    Plainview, Texas

    94.7 miles from Plains, TX

    We investigated this location, not expecting anything and it is very haunted. Its a haunted venue that actually has spirits. One attacked two investigators. A young girl named rose is trapped inside, also Emmit, a worker from years past. The place was a fruit and vegetable warehouse ...


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    Cavern Theatre

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    97 miles from Plains, TX

    This historic theatre is no longer in operation, but visitors claim it is haunted. Reports indicate that strange noises have been heard in the main room, and that a shadowy apparition has been seen standing in the projectionist booth. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Stock Exchange

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    97.2 miles from Plains, TX

    This steak house is supposed to be haunted. Staff and diners have reported smoke that materialises from nowhere in the second floor dining room, while a construction worker complained of a pair of ghostly hands that would rest upon his shoulders while he worked in the basement. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Trinity Hotel and Restaurant

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    97.2 miles from Plains, TX

    This 1892 hotel is allegedly haunted by a ghostly presence and a female spirit known as Ruby. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Carlsbad Public Library

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    97.3 miles from Plains, TX

    Staff and patrons at this branch library complain of an entity that throws books and sets off alarms. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Carlsbad Police Department

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    97.3 miles from Plains, TX

    This former hospital is rumoured to be haunted by a nurse who committed suicide, a choking infant and a nun dressed in grey. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fox Street Book Store

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    97.4 miles from Plains, TX

    This historic house was formerly a private residence, and is now occupied by a local book store. Visitors have reported disembodied footsteps, doors opening and closing of their own accord and the apparition of man in old-fashioned clothing standing on the main staircase. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hotel Settles

    Big Spring, Texas

    101.8 miles from Plains, TX

    Dating back to the 1930's, the historic gem of an elegant hotel has been painstakingly restored to its former glory. The renovations stirred up some long forgotten ghost stories, and since the hotel reopened in 2012, reports of apparitions in period clothing, cold spots and a spook who plays ...


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